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January 9, 2014 11:16
The Knesset traditionally celebrates its birthday on Tu Bishvat, the new year for trees, which falls next Thursday, although the celebration vis-à-vis the general public will be a little later.
Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein.

Yuli Edelstein 370. (photo credit:Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post)

JERUSALEM DOES not yet have an opera house like Tel Aviv, but it does have several theaters, a world-class sports stadium, a soon to be opened Cinema City and two of the most important buildings in the country – the Knesset and the Supreme Court.

The Knesset traditionally celebrates its birthday on Tu Bishvat, the new year for trees, which falls next Thursday, although the celebration vis-à-vis the general public will be a little later.

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